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Two-handled, shallow, X- and crosslet-pierced oval dish or bowl on an oval, domed and lobed pedestal base with a clear red glass insert or liner. Applied cast decoration at dish rim includes a continuous band of beaded five-lobed shells suspended on exterior along with two, C-curve ram's head handles mounted at ends that are connected by circular link chains to two ram's heads at center of sides. Underside of pedestal base struck incuse at one end "M'F'D & PLATED BY / REED & BARTON" in roman letters; underside of dish stamped "1985". No marks on insert or liner.
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Object Name
date made
1875 - 1895
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Taunton
Physical Description
silver plate (holder material)
glass (bowl material)
overall: 7/8 in x 11 5/8 in x 8 3/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 29.5275 cm x 21.2725 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Bequest of The Misses Long
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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